It’s been a another record-breaking season at The Palm Cabaret, with acts that have included established favorites and newcomers alike. Cabaret, Live Music & Comedy at its best, now playing through April 7.
Amy Armstrong and Bohemia Viva
Vallarta favorite Amy Armstrong, affectionately known as the gal with ‘the voice of an angel, and the mouth of a sailor’, performs both music and comedy in her show, ‘Spanglish II’, with Argentine duo Bohemia Viva. Amy is best known for her brassy, bawdy comedy and powerful vocals. Coupled with the beautiful harmonic vocals and acoustic guitar of Luis and Andrea, they have created magic on stage show after show. Amy also stars in her all new show, ‘Mama’s Big Ones’ The Life and Music of Cass Elliot (Mama Cass). This show was an instant hit and Amy, accompanied by Jean-Guy Comeau at the piano, sings Cass Elliot’s classics beautifully. Bohemia Viva also continues to star in their own shows, now through early April.
Miss Conception ‘Goes To The Movies’
Kevin Levesque (a.k.a. Miss Conception) stars in ‘Miss Conception Goes To The Movies’. Miss Conception’s incredible talent shines through once again this season in this over-the-top stage extravaganza! With all live singing and high-energy dance numbers coupled with Vegas-worthy original costumes, and rapid-fire costume changes, this show is extremely popular. To date, Miss C. has sold out every single performance. Now Playing every Monday and Thursday at 9:30 p.m. through April 7. Added early shows: Thursday, March 10 @ 7:00 & Monday, March 14 @ 7:00 p.m.
Kim Kuzma stars with her band of very talented musicians in ‘Acústico’. They play their signature ‘mashups’ of popular modern hits and classic favorites. Kim’s amazing vocal range and the ‘Acústico’ band, featuring Eduardo Leon, Fernando Gonzalez, Roberto Falcón, Jeronimo Martinez and Bob Tansen, continues to be one of the Palm’s most popular shows. Kim plays every Sunday and Wednesday through April 3 at 7:00 p.m. Kim also stars in her all new very popular show, ‘Diva’ Celebrating the Music of Annie Lennox with Jean-Guy Comeau at the piano. Next performances March 11, 18 @ 9:30 p.m., March 22 @ 4:00 p.m. & March 25 @ 7:00 p.m. (added show).
Zoë Lewis ‘Vaudeville to Vallarta’
Appropriately known as ‘A Band in a Body’, Zoë Lewis plays jazz, jump jive, Latin grooves, swing, international folk, and funk originals on everything from the piano to the spoons! Troubadour, vaudevillian, storyteller, world-traveler, singer-songwriter, and the list goes on! In addition to her wonderful music, Zoë is an amazing storyteller, weaving intimate personal experiences, which are the basis for many of her original songs, into her performances. She immediately puts her audience at ease with her likable, casual, and charming demeanor. Zoë’s ability to reach her audience through story and song is the true essence of a cabaret performance, and she does it beautifully. Zoë Lewis plays through March 22 (see calendar).
Award-winning live band Luna Rumba’s popularity in the Banderas Bay area has soared recently, playing to large crowds and selling out show after show. A tapestry of Latin Fusion, Gypsy Flamenco and more, their shows are a celebration of creativity, warmth and virtuosity. Featuring Cheko Ruiz on vocals and guitar, George “Geo” Uhrich on violin, mandolin and guitar, Alex Gonzalez on percussion, and Luis Rascon on bass, flute and backup vocals.This band is on fire! Next performances March 18 & April 1 at 7:00 p.m.
Latcho & Andrea; The Blond Gypsies are European recording artists who perform Gypsy Rumba and Spanish Flamenco Guitar music. Both of German descent, Latcho & Andrea take influences from around the world, authentically producing the mysterious and passionate sounds of Gypsy Flamenco music. Their shows have thrilled audiences and their popularity continues to soar. They have one remaining performance this season at The Palm on March 15 at 7:00 p.m.
The Palm is well-known for bringing high-quality, cutting-edge entertainment to Vallarta. Inside you’ll find an intimate 90-seat cabaret with outstanding sound and lighting, creating the ambiance of cabarets from days gone by. Two shows are scheduled nightly seven days per week, with matinees at 4:00 p.m. on select shows through mid-April, 2016. The Palm is located at Olas Altas #508, in Zona Romantica. Tickets may be purchased online and at the box office, open at 10:00 a.m. daily (322-222-0200). A full calendar of performances, information and online tickets are available at www.ThePalmPV.com. You can also find The Palm Cabaret and Bar on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ThePalmPV/